Tapestry, a leading non-profit healthcare organization in Western Massachusetts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mavis Nimoh as its incoming Executive Director. With 20 years of experience as an agent for change in social justice and health equity, Mavis brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to Tapestry.
Mavis Nimoh joins Tapestry after serving as the Executive Director of the Center for Health and Justice Transformation in Providence, RI, where she led a dedicated team of content experts in public health, physical and behavioral health, and the criminal legal system.
“Now more than ever, Tapestry is leading the region and the state in best and better practices at the intersection of public health and social justice as it celebrates 50 years of high-quality care, free from stigma. I am honored to have been selected as the next Executive Director and inspired by the innovation, resilience and dedication of our team, board, clients, and partners, whose light provides a spectrum of hope and healing for the Western Mass community. Please join us as we forge ahead with another 50 years of public health excellence.” Mavis Nimoh, Executive Director for Tapestry.
Throughout her career, she has demonstrated a deep commitment to health equity and community well-being. Mavis brings extensive experience in the public health sector including programs that support those who are uninsured and underinsured, HIV early intervention, testing and counseling, as well as prevention services with a focus on supporting those who are impacted by systemic health inequalities.
Mavis’s impressive professional journey includes her role as an Associate Professor at Brown University School of Public Health, and her tenure at the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons and her leadership as the Executive Director of the Dauphin County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services. Her background in harm reduction and health equity aligns perfectly with Tapestry’s mission to provide non-judgmental, quality care for all.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mavis Nimoh as our new Executive Director,” Jeremy Melton, Board of Directors Chair at Tapestry. “Her passion for social justice, combined with her expertise in public health and her commitment to harm reduction, makes her an ideal leader for our organization. We look forward to the positive impact she will have on Tapestry and our community.”
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